Amazon Summit: The Road from Leticia to Belem to protect 80% of the Amazon by 2025

  • July 8, 2023

The Government of Colombia hosted in early July a technical meeting in Belem as part of the Amazon Summit to be held in August in Belem. In this context, COICA and different indigenous organizations met to define the priorities for indigenous peoples that gathered the technical meetings held by indigenous peoples in Brazil. The result of this exercise was a document with 10 points that were presented to Sonia Guajajara, Minister of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil, Susana Muhamad, Minister of Environment of Colombia; Marianny Romero and Josué Lorca, Venezuela’s Viceminister and Minister of Environment respectively; Marciano Dasai, Minister of Land Planning and Environment of Suriname; Karina Barrera, Ecuador’s Undersecretary for Climate Change; and, Rubén Alejandro Méndez, Minister of Water and Environment in Bolivia.

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